Jim Gullo.com
Jim Gullo.com

Jim Gullo is an Author, Journalist, Wine Writer, Food Eater & Pastryologist

The Latest:

New Executive Chef Norma Buchholz of Tina's in Dundee.

I'VE BEGUN TO CONTRIBUTE STORIES TO PDX.EATER.COM:

 

KAOS COMPLEX OPENS IN MCMINNVILLE:

The ambitious new venture on Third Street puts wine-tasting, fine-dining and casual pub grub under one roof. READ MORE

 

TINA'S RESTAURANT IN DUNDEE GETS AN UPGRADE AND NEW OWNERS

Michael Stiller, formerly of Nick's Italian Cafe and Vino Arcanum, takes over the reins with wife Dawn and longtime server Dwight McFaddin. READ MORE

 

FINO IN FONDO CEASES PRODUCTION, HOPES TO REGROUP IN 2016

To-die-for salumeria of McMinnville got over-extended and too successful, too fast. Hopes to resume making exquisite salamis in January. READ MORE

 

PEIRANO & DAUGHTERS LAUNCHES NEW HAPPY HOUR APP CONCEPT

Gorgeous bites and inexpensive wine pairings on Thursday & Friday nights. READ MORE

 

Also, look for my stories in the August and September issues of the Alaska Airlines Magazine, and the October and November issues of the Horizon Airlines Magazine.

 

So What Else Is New?

PDX'S PASSION FOR FOOD, a feature in the June issue of Alaska Beyond, the magazine of Alaska Airlines. (Scroll to p. 70 in the link) What a fun story to research, as I ate my way around town and interviewed terrific chefs like Vitaly Paley (who I surprised by bringing him a jian bing street crepe), Cathy Whims and Gabriel Rucker.

 

Also researching new stories for Oregon Wine Press, including an account of a recent trip to Walla Walla to attend that town's third annual wine festival. Look for it in the August issue of OWP. 

MAGAZINE ARTICLES, OLD AND NEW

"Why do I rummage through the sweater shelf in the back of my closet to find the old, stiff glove that Randy Johnson signed for my eldest son, then a little boy...?" -- What's That in the Air?, ALASKA BEYOND MAGAZINE, March 2015 (flip to Page 64)

"I don't want to be attractive. I want to be ravishing. I want the women to line up and leap into my arms, stroke my long hair, and ask me things about my pecs. In short, I want to be...Fabio!" -- I'm Ver' Ready, Premiere Magazine, October 1994

"We forgot to bring pot holders because it had never been our experience that food actually got hot -- or even vaguely warm -- when we camped." -- Roughing It, Horizon Airlines Magazine, June 2013

 


"Long before he built his Tuscan-style winery in Carlton, and before he lost the winery in a series of practically Biblical events, Gino Cuneo was struck by inspiration one night while lying in bed with his wife, Pam. It was 1990..." -- Crushed, Portland Monthly, May 2009

(CLICK HERE for Writing Samples and more Links to my work)

kudos graciously received

"I salute you for giving your son a love of baseball.  There is no nobler thing a dad can do." -- Bill Bryson, best-selling author of At Home and A Walk in the Woods, on TRADING MANNY

 

"The words that jump to mind to describe this book - clever, witty, imaginative, poignant - are all so clichéd that they end up feeling misleading to use relative to FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH. This is one audacious, unusual book." -- Janet Noble Iversen, author and psychologist

 

"I love this book. The Guru rocks some of the funniest writing ever about videos." -- Eric Estrin, screenwriter and editor of www.moviesmackdown.com, on TRY THIS FOR BETTER SEX

and now you get cake

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